The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank 40 21 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing SOA 15 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.18% 6.54% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 8.48% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 7
Median daily rate £450 £563 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +75.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £525 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £616 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £40.60 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
SOA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 495 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 77.97% 77.10% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 294 227
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 39 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SOA across the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

SOA Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SOA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Essex region.

SOA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SOA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +7 4 £486 -
SOA
East of England

SOA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SOA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SOA.

1 33 (73.33%) Web Services
1 33 (73.33%) XML
2 27 (60.00%) WSO2
3 26 (57.78%) Apache Camel
3 26 (57.78%) REST
3 26 (57.78%) JSON
4 24 (53.33%) Oracle
5 23 (51.11%) SOAP
5 23 (51.11%) Open Source
6 22 (48.89%) Google
7 20 (44.44%) XSD
7 20 (44.44%) Java
8 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
10 17 (37.78%) MySQL
10 17 (37.78%) XSLT
10 17 (37.78%) WireMock
11 16 (35.56%) Oracle Service Bus
12 15 (33.33%) Middleware
13 13 (28.89%) TDD
14 12 (26.67%) OO
15 11 (24.44%) Scrum
15 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (22.22%) EasyMock
16 10 (22.22%) Mockito
16 10 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
17 9 (20.00%) J2EE
18 8 (17.78%) Coaching
18 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing

SOA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (40.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (35.56%) Oracle Service Bus
3 6 (13.33%) Mule
3 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) MySQL
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) EasyMock
1 10 (22.22%) Mockito
2 6 (13.33%) Ant
3 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.44%) AccuRev
4 2 (4.44%) Gradle
4 2 (4.44%) JUnit
4 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) SOA Developer
3 14 (31.11%) Java Developer
4 9 (20.00%) XML Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Agile Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Integration Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum Master
8 3 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) Web Services
1 33 (73.33%) XML
2 26 (57.78%) Apache Camel
2 26 (57.78%) JSON
2 26 (57.78%) REST
3 23 (51.11%) SOAP
4 20 (44.44%) XSD
5 17 (37.78%) WireMock
5 17 (37.78%) XSLT
6 15 (33.33%) Middleware
7 9 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (13.33%) Ajax
8 6 (13.33%) Apache CXF
8 6 (13.33%) CSS
8 6 (13.33%) HTML
8 6 (13.33%) HTML5
8 6 (13.33%) JSP
8 6 (13.33%) LESS
8 6 (13.33%) Sass
8 6 (13.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
1 2 (4.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (4.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Open Source
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) OO
5 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Coaching
6 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
7 6 (13.33%) RAD
8 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Data Mapping
9 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.89%) Dependency Management
9 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) COBIT
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.67%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) WSO2
2 24 (53.33%) Oracle
3 22 (48.89%) Google
4 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) DevExpress
6 2 (4.44%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) FatWire
6 2 (4.44%) Omniture
6 2 (4.44%) Rally
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